Girl, 11, hit by SUV on Roosevelt Blvd.

Posted: July 20, 2013

An 11-year-old girl was in critical condition after being struck by an SUV late Thursday afternoon on Roosevelt Boulevard in the city's Olney section, police said.

The girl, who was riding a bicycle, was trying to cross the Boulevard at Garland Street around 5:30 p.m. when she was hit by a 2003 Cadillac Escalade heading south on the Boulevard, police said.

The girl suffered head injuries and a broken right arm and was taken to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, police said. The driver, a 35-year-old man, remained at the scene. Witnesses told police the driver had a green light when the accident occurred. - Robert Moran

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